Just Roll With It! Real fans bemused as Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher goes wild in home end during Man City thriller
07:59 GMT, 19 September 2012
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini accused his players of lacking courage in a thrilling climax to their Champions League encounter in Madrid… and it seems their celebrity fans couldn't stomach the tension either.
Former Oasis frontman and City mad Liam Gallagher had been sat with pals among the Real Madrid fans and celebrated wildly when sub Edin Dzeko gave them a shock 69th minute lead, reportedly running up and down the aisle and kissing a security guard.
'Ave it: Manchester City fan Liam Gallagher in the stands in Madrid…
… but the former Oasis frontman left before the end
But the Beady Eye singer, who also owns the menswear label Pretty Green, threw one of his famous tantrums when Madrid equalised through Marcelo's fierce strike in the 76th minute.
Gallagher stormed out of the Bernabeu Stadium and missed three goals in the last five minutes as City let slip a 2-1 lead and went down 3-2 to the Spanish giants.
Celebrity fans: Gallagher and legendary DJ Mike Pickering (second left) at the game
Mad for it: Real Madrid celebrate Ronaldo's late winner
Spanish newspaper AS reported that Gallagher had been thrown out for his rowdy behaviour but a source told The Sun: 'Liam got ticked off. He was so hacked off when Madrid got
back in the game he left with pals before the end.'
His spokesman added: 'They left without escort.'